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Spring Pavlova & How To Make The Perfect Pavlova!

It's spring time! The flowers are blooming and fruit is coming into season. Celebrate with this spring time pavlova blood orange curd, whipped orange blossom cream and finished with berries and edible flowers! Also learn my tips and tricks to turning out a perfect pavlova!
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European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait close; #SaudiArabia #Qatar mid-session

European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg:Updated stock indexes in Europe, Middle East & Africa. Get an overview of major indexes, current values and stock market data in Europe, UK, Germany, Russia & more. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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#UAE-based NMC Healthcare placed in administration - Arabianbusiness

UAE-based NMC Healthcare placed in administration - Arabianbusiness:UAE-based NMC Healthcare has been placed in the hands of administrators by the Abu Dhabi Global Markets Courts (ADGM).Richard Fleming and Ben Cairns of Alvarez & Marsal were appointed joint administrators on Sunday. According to a statement, the “light touch” administration process, which relates directly to 36 businesses operating in the UAE, will allow for financial restructuring on “high levels of debt” discovered earlier in ...
Tags: Travel, Uae, Richard Fleming, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Alvarez Marsal, NMC Healthcare, Ben Cairns, Abu Dhabi Global Markets Courts


#Saudi Stocks Recover to Lead Gains in the Middle East: Inside EM - Bloomberg

:Saudi Arabia’s main equities index rose the most in the Middle East, recovering from its worst weekly performance since June.The Tadawul All Shares Index ended the day 0.7% higher following a 1.2% decline last week -- its first weekly drop in more than three months. Saudi British Bank, Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co. and National Industrialization Co. all advanced more than 1.8%.Fahd Iqbal, the head of Middle East research at Credit Suisse, said that valuation for Saudi Arabian shares is “very ri...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Bloomberg, Credit Suisse, Middle East, Iqbal, Saudi Arabian, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Ahmed Al Khateeb, National Industrialization Co, Saudi British Bank Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co


Crude Oil Prices: Russia Expects Long Recovery for Global Demand - Bloomberg

Crude Oil Prices: Russia Expects Long Recovery for Global Demand - Bloomberg:Russia expects a long and gradual revival of the oil market after the pandemic this year crushed energy demand across the world.“The recovery won’t be fast, it will take quite a while before the pre-crisis levels can be reached,” Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Sunday. In 2020, on the back of coronavirus lockdowns, global oil demand is set to decline by as much as 10% compared to last year, he said in his ...
Tags: Travel, Russia, Bloomberg, IEA, Libya, International Energy Agency, Alexander Novak, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Neil Atkinson, Global Demand Bloomberg


How to Celebrate World Tourism Day During a Global Pandemic

Today is World Tourism Day, and while our travel options have been seriously limited all year, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t mark the occasion. Yes, we’re talking about virtual travel. (Again.) Like everyone else, we hit the digital travel pretty hard at the beginning of the pandemic, when it seemed like it was going…Read more...
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international safe abortion day: abortion is healthcare

September 28 is International Safe Abortion Day , a day to reflect on how many women around the world do not have control over their reproduction -- that is, do not have control over their lives.  Abortion is the sine qua non of women's liberation. Without the ability to choose whether and when to have children, women are slaves to their reproductive organs, and to the governments that control them. We would all prefer contraception to abortion. But, like abortion, contraception is not u...
Tags: Travel, Human Rights, Supreme Court, Reagan, United States, Feminism, Abortion, Reproductive Rights, Health Care, North America, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Roe, Guttmacher Institute, Hellerstedt, Laura K, Whole Woman 's Health


War-Torn Libya’s Oil Output Triples a Week After Restarting - Bloomberg

War-Torn Libya’s Oil Output Triples a Week After Restarting - Bloomberg:Libya’s oil production has almost tripled to 250,000 barrels a day since a partial lifting last week of a blockade on the war-torn country’s energy facilities, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.Fields that feed the three eastern export terminals of Hariga, Brega and Zueitina have added about 150,000 barrels a day of fresh output, according to the people, who asked not to be identified as they’re not aut...
Tags: Travel, Bloomberg, Libya, State, National Oil Corp, Zawiya, Sharara, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Zueitina, Hariga Brega


#Qatar Airways got $1.95 billion government lifeline after losses widened | Reuters

Qatar Airways got $1.95 billion government lifeline after losses widened | Reuters:Qatar Airways received a 7.3 billion riyal ($1.95 billion)lifeline from the government of Qatar after losing 7 billion riyals in the year to March 31, the state-owned carrier disclosed on Sunday.The airline had flagged in March that it would seek state support as the coronavirus crisis hammered the global travel industry, but had not until now disclosed the funding.Qatar’s government provided Qatar Airways with th...
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Restructuring firm AlixPartners boosts Mideast headcount amid corporate slump | Reuters

Restructuring firm AlixPartners boosts Mideast headcount amid corporate slump | Reuters:Turnaround and restructuring firm AlixPartners is boosting its headcount in the Middle East as corporates seek to cut costs and restructure debt amid the double shock of low oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic.The New York-headquartered firm has recently hired six people in Dubai from one of its competitors, Alvarez & Marsal, and is looking to hire eight to 10 more restructuring specialists next year, sai...
Tags: Travel, New York, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Gulf, Reuters, Mideast, AlixPartners, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Alvarez Marsal, Chahine, Gabriel Chahine, Saudi Arabia Low


Guest Post by Rebecca Carvin aka RebeccaNYC

This November my blog will be 16 years old. To celebrate that I have asked you my readers to submit a Guest Post for my blog as a way of celebrating our connectedness as a community through social media.  I hope you will send me your story or at least a glimpse into your life I feel I know so many of you through the comment section and emails, I hope this will introduce you to one another. Thank you in advance for being part of French la Vie / Tongue in Cheek.   _______       I am beyond honore...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Instagram, France, New York City, US, Rebecca, High School, Athens, Ohio, Philadelphia, John Adams, Nico Muhly, Chris, Philip Glass, Princeton University


A voté

I sent in my election ballot on Saturday. American citizens who live abroad are eligible to vote in the last place they lived in the US. Since my last address was in San Francisco, that's where I can vote. I started the registration process back in January (it has to be done each calendar year) and then Covid hit and the process slowed way down. The elections office was closed for a while. But I stuck with it and got registered. The person I corresponded with via e-mail was very responsive and h...
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#Saudi economy to bounce back in 2021; S&P affirms A-/A-2 ratings | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Saudi economy to bounce back in 2021; S&P affirms A-/A-2 ratings | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Ratings agency S&P has affirmed Saudi Arabia’s sovereign ratings at A-/A-2 with a stable outlook, as it expects the kingdom to begin to bounce back from the slump caused by the coronavirus pandemic and low oil prices in 2021.The agency expects the Gulf state’s “relatively strong” government and external balance sheets to continue to support the ratings, even as it acknowledged that the double whammy of low oil ...
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Mideast Stocks - Major Gulf markets gain in early trade | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Mideast Stocks - Major Gulf markets gain in early trade | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Major stock markets in the Gulf rose in early trade on Sunday, with financial shares bolstering the Saudi index.The kingdom's benchmark index gained 0.3%, with Samba Financial Group rising 0.9%, while Al Rajhi Bank was up 0.2%.Elsewhere, Najran Cement jumped 6.7%, extending gains from the previous session when the cement producer proposed first-half dividend of 0.75 riyal per share. Dubai's main share index added 0.3%, ...
Tags: Travel, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Reuters, Schlumberger, AlixPartners, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Emaar Malls, Samba Financial Group, Al Rajhi Bank, Qatar Navigation, Qatar Insurance, Mideast Stocks Major Gulf, Elsewhere Najran Cement, Emaar Properties Arabtec Holding, First Abu Dhabi Bank In Qatar


Weekly Top Posts: 2020-09-27

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Oil Heavyweights #SaudiArabia, Russia Look Ready for a Showdown - Bloomberg

Oil Heavyweights Saudi Arabia, Russia Look Ready for a Showdown - Bloomberg:Oil producers could be set for another showdown before the end of the year, with heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Russia holding different views on how to approach the halting recovery in oil demand. Renewed restrictions on travel and social gatherings across Europe, along with the tapering of state support packages for companies, are having a chilling effect on demand for crude, just as the OPEC+ group of oil producers, wh...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Opec, Bloomberg, Standard Chartered, IEA, International Energy Agency, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Saudi Arabia Russia, Neil Atkinson, Paul Horsnell, Showdown Bloomberg, Head of Oil Industry and Markets Division


The Florida patrol attempting to enforce a loosened mask mandate

A Key West team is expected to enforce a new mandate allowing people to go maskless outdoors if they are 6ft apart – an impossible task among partygoersKey West code enforcement officer Paul Navarro was halfway through his shift and beginning to see signs of trouble. The crowds on lower Duval Street swelled just after 9pm, and social distancing quickly became impossible on the sidewalks.Navarro is the last line of defense against the high-risk behaviors which spread Covid-19 and is one of the pr...
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The Florida patrol attempting to enforce a mask mandate

A Key West team is expected to enforce a new mandate allowing people to go maskless outdoors if they are 6ft apart – an impossible task among partygoersKey West code enforcement officer Paul Navarro was halfway through his shift and beginning to see signs of trouble. The crowds on lower Duval Street swelled just after 9pm, and social distancing quickly became impossible on the sidewalks.Navarro is the last line of defense against the high-risk behaviors which spread Covid-19 and is one of the pr...
Tags: Travel, Business, Florida, Economics, US news, Navarro, Duval Street, Coronavirus outbreak, Paul Navarro



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